Added Feb 22, 2008
I love this skirt!!! i have made a few alterations to the alexis skirt, when i made it, i felt it was a bit boxy and could do with some shape, so i took it in a bit down the back, being a novice i failed to realise that i would then not be able to walk, so i then had to but i spilt in the back!!! having never done a spilt before, it took me a while to figure it out but i got there in the end. i’m so proud to have made this, i have never done, pockets before and the instructions for fitting the pockets are quite confusing. I also put some jazzy lining inside the pockets. I didn’t line the skirt as the fabric is quite thick and i didn’t think it needed it, plus i’ve never lined anything before and i didn’t want to mess it up. i also couldn’t find a zip that was longer enough, so i ended up attaching a button at the top, but i think it works!!
wool and nylon mix
My husband for reminding me that its 1am and the sewing machine is very loud!!
How to Grade, Draft, Design, and Sew!
Go far afield in wrap dresses, detailed jackets, and comfy separates for fall.
Comment To Win
Share your top fabric care tips for a chance to be in the magazine, and to get the issue for free!
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
Check out Meg's finished Mash Up project of her denim suit and see how you can sew along!
Fashion & Trends
Dress like your favorite heroine from Disney's Frozen.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.